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2016 Cadillac CT6 Officially Announced in New York (with Live Photos)

Here it comes: the 2016 Cadillac CT6. Cadillac finally pulls the cover off in the NY auto show.


Here are the new updates:

– Three engine options: 2.0L twin-turbo I4 (~265hp), 3.6L naturally aspirated V6 (~335hp), 3.0L twin-turbo V6 (~400hp, 400 lb-ft)
– 8-speed automatic transmission
– AWD standard on all V6 models
– Wheelbase: 122.4in, total length: 204in
– Curb weight: around 3,700lb
– Active rear steering, magnetic ride control
– For sale starting at the end of 2015

Please enjoy our live photos from the 2015 NY auto show, following by the official images, and then read more details through the press release.

2015 NY Auto Show Live Photos

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2016 Cadillac CT6 Flagship Sedan First Image Released

Ahead of the 2015 New York auto show which is opened tomorrow, the first image showing the full body of the Cadillac CT6 was leaked out, as shown below.

Just a recap: the 2016 Cadillac CT6 has an aluminum-intensive body construction (64% aluminum), with two engine options: a 3.0L twin-turbo charged V6, and also a 3.6L naturallly aspirated V6, both are new designs. For more information and details about the CT6, please visit our CT6 topic page.

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Brief Analysis: The GM 3.0L Twin-Turbo Engine on the Cadillac CT6 Flagship

2016 Cadillac CT6 Summary and Highlights

Cadillac is going to debut its brand-new CT6 full-size luxury sedan flagship in the upcoming 2015 NY auto show. Today, information regarding the CT6 is released before the official debut event. The most important news is the all-new 3.0L twin-turbo, and another new 3.6L naturally aspirated engine. In this article, we will first quickly go over the highlights, and then provide a short analysis on this new 3.0L turbo V6 engine.


Above image: the Cadillac CT6 sedan in a teaser video

Highlights about the Cadillac CT6:

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2016 Cadillac CT6 Flagship Sedan To Debut on Mar. 31, Body Strucutre Image Released

We have reported the upcoming Cadillac CT6, a full-size flagship luxury sedan from GM last month (see report here and here). Today Cadillac officially announced the debut day will be Mar. 31, during the 2015 New York auto show. Together it also released one image of how the CT6’s body is constructed.


Information highlights:

– 64% of the CT6 body structure is made with aluminum alloy;
– All exterior body panels are made with aluminum too;
– Almost all structural components in front of the firewall are aluminum (this is similar to the BMW E60 5-series)
– Rear parcel is full aluminum


Please see the below press release for more details.

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Three Engine Options Confirmed for Cadillac CT6

Cadillac has just released the commercial which teases the upcoming CT6 yesterday. As you can expect, new information flows in quickly. Today we got some powertrain information regarding the CT6. This information came from Cadillac CEO Johan de Nysschen’s Q&A media section yesterday.


At new model launch, a total of 3 engines will be offered:

– Turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder
– Twin-turbocharged 3.6L V6
– Twin-turbocharged V8 (this is a completely-new design, NOT the supercharged V8 in the CTS-V)

Also from an interview between Wall Street Journal and GM’s CFO Chuck Stevens, which is also published yesterday, we have the following highlights regarding Cadillac’s plan in the n...

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